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EPSRC Support by Research Area (Polymer Materials) in Theme (Physical Sciences)

Research areas are used to describe EPSRC's portfolio of excellent long term research and high quality postgraduate training.

Grants are classified using one or more research areas. The number and value of grants listed below reflects how the theme portfolio is described by this research area.

Please note: some research areas will appear under multiple themes. There is no unique, absolute, relationship between a research area and a theme.

Grant TitlePrincipal
Investigator
OrganisationDepartmentTotal Grant
Value (£)
"Meta-chemistry": Nanoscale chemical control using spatially localised solvent heatingKadodwala, Professor MUniversity of GlasgowSchool of Chemistry 945,107
A novel coating technology based upon polyatomic ions from plasmaShort, Professor RDLancaster UniversityChemistry 604,590
A novel coating technology based upon polyatomic ions from plasmaBradley, Professor JWUniversity of LiverpoolElectrical Engineering and Electronics 369,495
An EPSRC National Research Facility to facilitate Data Science in the Physical Sciences: The Physical Sciences Data science Service (PSDS)Coles, Professor SJUniversity of SouthamptonSch of Chemistry 2,996,067
An Injectable Implant Providing Long-Acting Drug Delivery for the Treatment of Chronic diseaseMcDonald, Dr T OUniversity of LiverpoolChemistry 931,713
Biocatalytic Approaches to the Synthetic Manipulation of SiliconesTaylor, Professor PGOpen UniversityFaculty of Sci, Tech, Eng & Maths (STEM) 34,023
Biocatalytic Approaches to the Synthetic Manipulation of SiliconesWong, Dr LUniversity of Manchester, TheChemistry 444,992
Block copolymer-enabled mesopore sensingGuldin, Dr SUCLChemical Engineering 463,773
Chemistry and physics of conjugated coordination nanosheets and two-dimensional conjugated polymersSirringhaus, Professor HUniversity of CambridgePhysics 827,743
Control of spin and coherence in electronic excitations in organic and hybrid organic/inorganic semiconductor structuresFriend, Professor Sir RUniversity of CambridgePhysics 5,125,274
Coordination polymer approach to DNA functionalisation and assemblyHoulton, Professor ANewcastle UniversitySch of Natural & Environmental Sciences 444,963
Coordination polymer approach to DNA functionalisation and assemblyTurberfield, Professor AJUniversity of OxfordOxford Physics 195,116
Correlative Mapping of Crystal Orientation and Chemistry at the NanoscaleHaigh, Professor SJUniversity of Manchester, TheMaterials 1,385,872
CRYSTALLOGRAPHY AND FUNCTIONAL EVOLUTION OF ATOMICALLY THIN CONFINED NANOWIRESSloan, Dr JUniversity of WarwickPhysics 1,059,593
DNP-Enhanced Solid-state NMR: New Sample Preparation Approaches and ApplicationsTitman, Dr JUniversity of NottinghamSch of Chemistry 481,167
Enabling Next Generation Additive ManufacturingHague, Professor RJUniversity of NottinghamFaculty of Engineering 5,852,466
Engineering thermoresponsive materials via supracolloidal assembly in polymer-stabilised emulsions.Cook, Dr MTUniversity of HertfordshireSchool of Life and Medical Sciences 149,046
EPSRC UK National Facility for Advanced Electron Microscopy (SuperSTEM)Brownridge, Ms KUniversity of LeedsResearch & Innovation Services 7,199,996
Flexible Hybrid Thermoelectric Hybrid MaterialsMcCulloch, Professor IImperial College LondonChemistry 474,611
Flexible Hybrid Thermoelectric MaterialsNandhakumar, Dr ISUniversity of SouthamptonSch of Chemistry 609,079
From membrane material synthesis to fabrication and function (SynFabFun)Metcalfe, Professor ISNewcastle UniversitySch of Engineering 4,508,218
High Resolution High Throughput Mass Spectrometry to Characterise Materials, Chemicals, and BioCatalystsBarran, Professor PEUniversity of Manchester, TheChemistry 1,099,473
High resolution, cryogenic analytical and transfer scanning electron microscope (HR-CAT-SEM)Khlobystov, Professor AUniversity of NottinghamSch of Chemistry 1,564,542
Integrated atomic force and confocal fluorescence lifetime imaging microscope with fibre-coupled infrared detector for materials researchMartin-Fabiani, Dr ILoughborough UniversityMaterials 817,064
Intelligent Continuous-flow Polymer SynthesisWarren, Dr N JUniversity of LeedsChemical and Process Engineering 305,734
Luminescent Conjugated Polymers for Energy MaterialsBronstein, Dr HUniversity of CambridgeChemistry 1,216,002
Millimeter-wave Antennas and Components for Future Mobile Broadband Networks (MILLIBAN)Feresidis, Dr AUniversity of BirminghamElectronic, Electrical and Computer Eng 743,439
Millimeter-wave Antennas and Components for Future Mobile Broadband Networks (MILLIBAN)Kelly, Dr JQueen Mary University of LondonSch of Electronic Eng & Computer Science 371,516
Molecular Photonic BreadboardsLeggett, Professor GUniversity of SheffieldChemistry 7,255,283
Multi-Dimensional Electron MicroscopeMidgley, Professor PAUniversity of CambridgeMaterials Science & Metallurgy 3,086,304
Multi-Domain Self-Assembled Gels: From Multi-Component Materials to Spatial and Temporal Control of Multi-Component BiologySmith, Professor DKUniversity of YorkChemistry 359,780
Multifunctional Scanning MicroscopyHickey, Professor BUniversity of LeedsPhysics and Astronomy 811,642
Multi-Scale Framework for Quantum Mechanical Simulations of Organic ElectronicsRatcliff, Dr L EImperial College LondonMaterials 849,159
Nano-Optics to controlled Nano-Chemistry Programme Grant (NOtCH)Baumberg, Professor JJUniversity of CambridgePhysics 4,644,894
NanoPrime: Maximising Equipment and Expertise Sharing in NanoscienceKhlobystov, Professor AUniversity of NottinghamSch of Chemistry 202,437
Nanostructured Polymeric Materials for HealthcareHamley, Professor IWUniversity of ReadingChemistry 1,185,824
New Polymers from Multi-Vinyl Monomer HomopolymerisationRannard, Professor SUniversity of LiverpoolChemistry 517,196
Next generation anion-exchange membranes (AEM) with covalently-bound antiradical functions for enhanced durabilityVarcoe, Professor JRUniversity of SurreyChemistry 531,839
Next generation anion-exchange membranes (AEM) with covalently-bound antiradical functions for enhanced durabilityMamlouk, Dr MNewcastle UniversitySch of Engineering 450,190
Novel polymers of intrinsic microporosity for heterogeneous base-catalysed reactions (HBC-PIMs)Carta, Dr MSwansea UniversityCollege of Science 280,530
Particle Technology Established Career Fellowship Proposal: Characterisation and Evaluation of New Block Copolymer NanoparticlesArmes, Professor SPUniversity of SheffieldChemistry 1,667,481
Peptide-mimetic hydrogels as a long-acting multipurpose drug delivery platform for combined contraception and HIV preventionLaverty, Dr GQueen's University of BelfastSch of Pharmacy 766,542
Phase III of The Directed Assembly EPRSC Grand Challenge Network: From Discovery to TranslationMakatsoris, Professor CKings College LondonEngineering 91,322
Soft Processing to Enable the Low Impact, Sustainable Manufacture of Inorganic Materials and Advanced Inorganic Semiconductor CompositesLewis, Dr DJUniversity of Manchester, TheChemistry 474,388
The Leeds EPSRC Nanoscience and Nanoequipment User FacilityBrown, Dr APUniversity of LeedsChemical and Process Engineering 201,946
The UK High-Field Solid-State NMR National Research FacilityGriffin, Dr JLancaster UniversityChemistry 22,420
The UK High-Field Solid-State NMR National Research FacilityWilliamson, Dr PTFUniversity of SouthamptonSch of Biological Sciences 51,797
The UK High-Field Solid-State NMR National Research FacilityTitman, Dr JUniversity of NottinghamSch of Chemistry 43,315
The UK High-Field Solid-State NMR National Research FacilityBlanc, Dr FUniversity of LiverpoolChemistry 23,982
The UK High-Field Solid-State NMR National Research FacilityBrown, Professor SPUniversity of WarwickPhysics 2,431,378
The UK High-Field Solid-State NMR National Research FacilityAshbrook, Professor SEMUniversity of St AndrewsChemistry 30,069
Ultra-fast, ultra-small and ultra-dilute: an integrated understanding of conjugated polymers in solution across spatial and temporal scalesPenedo, Dr CUniversity of St AndrewsPhysics and Astronomy 498,250
Ultra-fast, ultra-small and ultra-dilute: an integrated understanding of conjugated polymers in solution across temporal and spatial scalesSkabara, Professor PJUniversity of GlasgowSchool of Chemistry 324,425
Understanding hydrophobic interactions in cellulose nanofibresEichhorn, Professor SUniversity of BristolAerospace Engineering 24,040

Total Number of Grants: 54
Total Value of Grants: £68,047,107

The grant value may include the cost of access to facilities (these funds are not awarded to the grant holding organisation).